2017 NFL OL Outlook: Top 3 Linemen at Each Position

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]This is a multi-part series covering several areas of offensive line play in 2017;…

2017 NFL OL Outlook: Top Two Offensive Lines in Football

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]This will be a multi-part series covering several areas of offensive line play in…

USC Quarterbacks of the Past and Sam Darnold

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]As humans we elicit some of the most powerful curiosities and questions about our…

The Option Route: Terrelle Pyror

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Welcome to a new series here at Inside the Pylon called The Option Route.…

What is the Effect of a Pre-Draft Visit

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Every spring, NFL teams meet with prospects for the upcoming draft in the months…

The Quarterback Contract Conundrum

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]NFL teams throughout the league have a quarterback problem, and they’ve had it for…

The Art of the Rookie Extension Deal

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]With mandatory minicamps just finishing it’s officially holdout season: The time of year when…

AFC West Dream 2017 NFL Draft Fits

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Series Introduction: A scheme fit is when a player’s traits and abilities line up…

NFC North Dream 2017 NFL Draft Fits

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Series Introduction: A scheme fit is when a player’s traits and abilities line up…

State of Play: 31 Days Away from the NFL Draft

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]We are 31 days away from the 2017 NFL Draft. Despite being so close,…

Revisiting the 2015 Wide Receiver Class

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Self-evaluation is a critical component of the scouting process. History informs us that we…

ITP Glossary: Bump and Run Technique

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] Bump and run technique is used by defensive backs to disrupt wide receivers,…

Football Folklore: Comparing Super Bowl Teams Since 1990

With the Super Bowl upon us and the football season finish line right in front of…

ITP Glossary: Offset i-formation

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]A variation on the traditional i-formation, an offset i-formation is when the fullback lines…

Under the Microscope: Ali Marpet

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]The rare “30-30-30” guy. That is what Hobart head coach Mike Cragg said NFL scouts…

Single Lineman Release Screens

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] A screen play usually includes three offensive linemen pass blocking for a couple…